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Neurology & Pain Management Coding Alert

Procedure Coding: Don't Forget: Discography and Decompression Coding Differ


- Published on Mon, Nov 20, 2017
One test is diagnostic, one therapeutic ... do you know which is which? Patients reporting to your provider for injection for discography or disc decompression are obviously in pain. As a coder, if you don't know the differences between these two common procedures, the payer could bring the pain with questions about your claim. The challenge: Though CPT® groups the [...]





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